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Please welcome Luke Olson as our new Sports Editor!

Please welcome Luke Olson as our new Sports Editor!

Luke Olson, a recent graduate from the Journalism program at Pacific University (Forest Grove, OR), has stepped in as the new Sports Editor – our first ever – for South King Media.  Growing up in... [Read more]

Early struggles cause Kennedy to fall to Bothell, 59-41

Early struggles cause Kennedy to fall to Bothell, 59-41

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following Sports story is sponsored by the Kenner Dental Group: By Luke Olson Sports Editor A highly anticipated football matchup for the Kennedy Lancers against the Bothell Cougars... [Read more]

Sam Huard’s 10 touchdowns leads Lancers to 72-20 victory over Chief Sealth

Sam Huard’s 10 touchdowns leads Lancers to 72-20 victory over Chief Sealth

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following Sports story is sponsored by the Kenner Dental Group: By Luke Olson Sports Editor Sam Huard wanted to let everyone know that he was present to reiterate what he did... [Read more]

Former Kennedy football standout has yet to report to Green Bay Packers

Former Kennedy football standout has yet to report to Green Bay Packers

By Luke Olson Sports Editor Cole Madison, the fifth-round pick out of Washington State University has yet to participate in training camp so far for the Green Bay Packers. The Burien native was placed... [Read more]

Former Kennedy football alum Jason Thompson is keeping at his NFL dream

Former Kennedy football alum Jason Thompson is keeping at his NFL dream

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following Sports story is sponsored by the Kenner Dental Group: By Luke Olson Sports Editor Despite being cut for the fourth time in the NFL, it is not stopping a Kennedy Catholic... [Read more]

SPORTS: Local baseball player declines opportunity to play pro baseball

SPORTS: Local baseball player declines opportunity to play pro baseball

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following Sports story is sponsored by the Kenner Dental Group: By Luke Olson Sports Editor Kody Darcy of Kentridge High School was recently selected in the 39th round by the... [Read more]

City’s survey results indicate 71% of respondents get news from B-Town Blog

City’s survey results indicate 71% of respondents get news from B-Town Blog

In the City of Burien’s latest community survey – finalized and released last week – 71% of respondents indicated they get their local information from The B-Town Blog – a very impressive... [Read more]

Oregon knocks out West Seattle in Little League semi-finals to end season

Oregon knocks out West Seattle in Little League semi-finals to end season

Photo courtesy Jamie Trigg. By Luke Olson Sports Editor The West Seattle Little Leaguers are headed home– and they better be prepared to soak in all the praise and achievement from quite a historic... [Read more]

Backs against the wall, West Seattle beats Alaska, 11-2 to advance in World Series

Backs against the wall, West Seattle beats Alaska, 11-2 to advance in World Series

By Luke Olson Sports Editor This time around, the first inning was in favor of the West Seattle Little Leaguers. After surrendering 11 straight runs in the first inning against Idaho two days prior, West... [Read more]

West Seattle can’t recover after Idaho’s catastrophic 11-run first inning

West Seattle can’t recover after Idaho’s catastrophic 11-run first inning

By Luke Olson Sports Editor It was not the start the West Seattle Little League All-Stars were expecting in the first inning of the first round of regionals against Idaho. After Miles Gosztola’s struck... [Read more]

Several local Swim Meets coming up

Several local Swim Meets coming up

By Luke Olson Sports Editor The hot weather means the tarps are taken off the pools and kids are ready to dive in. Normandy Park Swim Club (NPSC) and Olympic View (OV) recently wrapped up their regular... [Read more]

Highline Bears bats can’t keep up with Everett Merchants, falling 7-4

Highline Bears bats can’t keep up with Everett Merchants, falling 7-4

By Luke Olson No doubt, any delay in the game can throw off a player’s rhythm – especially for a pitcher. And when Nolan Smith of the Everett Merchants slid into third base on a base hit to right... [Read more]

Pitching duel out as Highline Bears fall to Seattle Studs, 1-0

Pitching duel out as Highline Bears fall to Seattle Studs, 1-0

By Luke Olson After Sam Hellinger of the Seattle Studs struck out his eighth batter in the bottom of the third—the Highline Bears could sense the kind of night they were going to endure. But, Hellinger... [Read more]

Highline Bears use long ball to surge past Laces, 11-4

Highline Bears use long ball to surge past Laces, 11-4

By Luke Olson Homeruns have been long overdue for the Highline Bears. In fact, they had not hit one at Mel Olsen stadium all season until Saturday night against the Laces Baseball Club. And they did it... [Read more]

Highline Bears get bitten by Kent Bulldogs Saturday night

Highline Bears get bitten by Kent Bulldogs Saturday night

By Luke Olson Things were rolling quite smoothly for starting pitcher Colin Cortez until a fifth inning debacle that began with a one-out homer by the Kent Bulldogs. That homerun started a seven-run rally... [Read more]

Highline Bears hold off Borders 9th-inning rally to cap second win of season

Highline Bears hold off Borders 9th-inning rally to cap second win of season

By Luke Olson Eager to stay in after mowing down back-to-back batters in the top of the sixth, Cameron Jenkins would be pulled and walked off the mound being greeted with well-deserved hugs and fist... [Read more]

Former UW pitcher for Seattle Studs shuts down Highline Bears 11-0 Thursday

Former UW pitcher for Seattle Studs shuts down Highline Bears 11-0 Thursday

By Luke Olson All the Highline Bears players and coaches knew what was to come on Thursday night against the Seattle Studs. Geoff Brown was on the mound for Seattle. A former Jackson High School standout,... [Read more]

9-runs enough for Highline Bears to notch first win of season Saturday night

9-runs enough for Highline Bears to notch first win of season Saturday night

By Luke Olson It was an offense head coach Josh Evans has been waiting for – one he knew all season long that would be able to produce. After taking a 2-0 lead early in the bottom of the second, the... [Read more]

Offense struggles as North Sound Emeralds blank Highline Bears, 3-0

Offense struggles as North Sound Emeralds blank Highline Bears, 3-0

By Luke Olson It was not long ago head coach Josh Evans would make his case that reliever A.J. Palmer could possibly get some starts for the Highline Bears in the near future after an impressive performance... [Read more]